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that is never enough, until it finally explodes. >> syria is now at a state of civil war, a u.n. official said this week. it is estimated that more than 4,000 people have been killed by pro-government forces since march. but who is supplying president assad and other oppressive regimes with the technology to hunt down the dissenters? an investigation has discovered that the british company based in oxfordshire has been implicated in the sale of state of the art technology to syria, and it is not the only british company which has a role in allowing despotic regimes access to cutting edge technologies to help them spy on their citizens. here is the report. >> the arab spring. egypt. libya. now, syria. popular uprisings fueled by new technology, coordinated using mobile phones, the internet, text messages, and tweets. these pictures captured last week from syria spread around the globe on the the world wide web. but now the very technologies that helped spark these revolutions are being used to brush them. >> technology can be every bit as lethal as the bullets from a munitions company. >> brigh
with the militia. that is the situation right now. syria is entering the state of civil war. government does not want to surrender, but is quite clear it is not going to go forward either. yemen is the same situation. the government has -- the president has supposedly step down. he is playing games. he will not step down officially until elections are held, but he is not beating as someone who is being a major politick wager in his country. i am not sure how that is going to be bald. there are a lot of questions all around. >> one of the reasons we wanted to invite you back was i think we talked on this program at this table seven or eight months ago, and everyone was so excited about what was going on in egypt at the time, and you said it is not a revolution, it is just the beginning. you take out the top guy, and you are still left with everyone else who surrounded the top guy. you were very cautious at that time. >> what we're seeing now is the next step. because the military was satisfied with having removed the proper diet. they thought they could keep everything else, that the own powe
still teenagers. >>> anti-government protesters in syria are getting help from the u.s. government in getting their voices heard. details on that, next. >>> and what do you think were the top stories of the year? we'll look at the leading picks coming up. [ adrianna ] when i grill lobster, i make sure it's a melt in your mouth kind of experience. [ john ] the wood fires up the grill a little bit hotter so you really get a good sear and it locks in the juices. surf & turf -- you can't go wrong. [ male announcer ] don't miss red lobster's surf & turf event. choose from three grilled combinations all under $20. like our maine lobster with peppercorn sirloin or our new bacon-wrapped shrimp with blue cheese sirloin for $14.99. [ adrianna ] i think the guests are going to take a bite and be like "oh, man, this is so awesome." [ john ] i'm grill master john mazany. i'm grill master adrianna hollis. and we sea food differently. >>> overseas today, israeli leaders are concerned about how the historic election in egypt is taking shape. early results from the first round of voting for egypt's
by some dark ones a discredited regime is still a of violently clinging to power in syria though the pressure against it is increasing dramatically each day. i want to condemn in the strongest possible terms the assad regime's murder and torture of children that the u.n. reported this week in geneva. , buts conduct --assad's has brought scorn, pressure, and punishing sanctions not just by the united states and europe but now by the arab league and turkey as well. in addition, the continued to drive has developed nuclear capabilities. this includes troubling enrichment activities and past work on what position that has now been documented by the iaea and it's continued support for groups like hezbollah, hamas, and other terrorist organizations, makes clear that tehran is a grave threat to all of us. all of this upheaval is posing new challenges for israel regarding its security and position in the region. in this time of understandable anxiety, i would like to underscore one thing that has stayed constant the past three years of this administration -- the determination of the unit
are also concerned now about syria where the u.n. says the government has killed 3,500 demonstrators in recent months. >> brutal repression in syria where turkey -- where we stand with turkey and a growing course of nations in calling for president assad to step aside. and i welcome the human rights council's condemnation yesterday of the regime's violence. >> the arab league, european union and the united states are piling on increasingly tough sanctions to pressure syria to stop its deadly crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators. >>> this was a deadly start to the weekend on caltrain tracks with two fatal accidents on the peninsula just today. the first incident happened at about 11:00 this morning when the southbound train hit a man on the tracks at the california avenue station in palo alto. and then just after noon, a southbound train killed a person on the tracks near the menlo park station. investigations are under way into the causes of both incidents. there have been 16 fatalities on the caltrain right-of-way this year. that's five more than last year. >>> in gilroy today,
in syria where at least 22 people were killed. ten of those died in the city of holmes where we believe this video was shot. the government refused to send its crackdown on protesters despite widespread criticism. on friday the u.n. human rights council became the latest to condemn the crackdown. syria called the report unjust. >>> vice president biden is calling for more openness around the world. he said political and social freedoms can create economic opportunities. he was speaking at a global business summit in istanbul. the crowd applauded when he suggested the next steve job could be a turk, noting how their economy has tripped in the last deck dade. >>> a third person murdered after answering a craigslist job posting. the latest victim is ralph geiger of akron, ohio. brogan rafferty is charged with aggravated murder and attempted murder for the deaths. the suspect's mother says the man behind it is richard beasley who is yet to be charged in the murders but is in jail on promoting prostitution police on long island are set to renew their search for shannon gill bort, a new jerse
about with our "gps" panel this week. from syria to egypt, iran to iraq, and of course asia. >>> finally, why egypt went way retro this week, back to the age of the pharaohs. i'll explain. >>> first, here's my take. you wouldn't have thought anti-americanism in pakistan could get any worse, but last week, nato attacked a pakistani army post, killing 24 pakistani soldiers. even before this episode for which nato expressed deep regret, you couldn't have found a country on the planet that was more anti-american than pakistan. in a pew survey this year, only 12% of pakistanis expressed a favorable view of the u.s. populist rage and official duplicity have built up even though washington has lavished islamabad with aid totaling $20 billion over the last decade. i think it's time to recognize that the united states' pakistan policy is just not working. supporting islamabad has been premised on two arguments. the first is if we don't, the pakistani government could collapse, and the country's nuclear weapons could fall in the wrong hands, perhaps even ending up with al qaeda. this misunderstand
of the violence. he spoke in turkey on a global summit on entrepreneurship. government forces in syria have killed an estimated 4,000 protesterrers and jailed 10s of thousands. >>> in other news, students in iran stage a bitter protest against the united kingdom. as expelled diplomats returned home to tehran today, 150 students demonstrated at the airport. they can't death to england. the uk removed the diplomats cereal this week after the british embassy in iran was attacked. france, germany and italy withdrew their ambassadors from iran in protest. the u.s. is calling for tighter sanctions against iran. >>> violent clashes between police and protesters in peru have killed at least one man. the protesters have been occupying a major highway hoping to stop a local prison from expanding after they rocked a bus on the highway yesterday, police used gunfire to break up the crowd. protesters responded then by throwing rocks. one protester died from a bullet wound. 20 others were injured, including two officers. >>> and scotland is gearing up for the arrival of two pandas. china is loaning the 8-year-o
and to disseminate. there are so many times in the middle east where something is happening in syria, journalists are not allowed to get in, a military attack on a small village, i can get on twitter and message the people that follow me. within seconds, i will say -- i would get a number or a contact. i will get that information and do that journalism part, verify, report, and use the same technology used to get the information to disseminated to the public. this is become a two-way street. i would never have been able to get that content from my sources, but i was not able to disseminate without that same technology. >> so, again, you put out a tweed. -- tweet. what is the future of journalism? >> i think the constant thing that i got was not being told. media should not be beholden to the interest of the few that define the rundown, so to speak. it is all about your involvement and your engagement. people want to be able to understand what is happening. they do not want to be told information. they want to be involved in the knowledge process and the analysis of that information. >> can go the
, but it is very mindful of what iranian interests are. you see this in arab league of los about syria where the iraqis have voted against and abstain from putting sanctions on syria. there is a lot of concern that the influence will increase. my worry is that there will be a lot more violence. the saudis have been funding the groups and we may seek -- violence has never stopped in iraq. there have been explosions and suicide bombers, all that has continued. the question is whether the iraqi state will be strong enough to withstand these kinds of attacks and whether the iranians will exercise a somewhat lighter hand in iraq. syria is very important to this. if bashar al-assad goes down, they will need this iraq connection even more. we have given them a substitute for syria in a way by getting rid of saddam hussein. host: next call is from boca raton, florida. caller: i have the pleasure of speaking with you about a year or so ago. his calculus was that if they did develop a nuclear weapon, they would then wipe out israel. they also threatened the united states and europe. if israel did reta
: these winds are my knee, syria >>janu: qr we are taking a live look outside as the golden gate bridge. clear blue skies and a lot of sunshine. from santa clause " is at 48. it is for the chilly, 55 by noon. it's cooling back down to 50 degrees by face him. temperatures outside our chilly. a lot of thirties in the north bay. 33 in santa rosa and fairfield. 44 in nevada. we are barely making it out of freezing temperatures. 36 in the most of those queried by noon, we will see more of the fifties often enough. by 2:00 p.m. we will see the '60s popping up in a kidder by the green. it will be cooling down of the '40's and 30's by 8:00 p.m.. this is what you're highs are going to look like you're if upper 50s in place like half moon bay. 61 expected in redwood city heading into the north bay. 62 in santa rosa. 59 in san rafael and 57 expected in standards ago. another wind advisory has an issue for the north bay mountains. it is testing in after midnight. when gusts could get up to 60 mi. per hour. down trees and power lines are a possibility of all our outages. this is where your extended forecas
in syria. that leaves hezbollah, but hezbollah is cut off. >> internal conflicts -- >> absolutely. let it if. iran is losing politically at this point. >> people feel that we wouldn't have a drop-dead point about the nuclear program, they would do exactly that. if you reach -- it becomes a race between will the iranian regime get nukes before it falls, then this administration -- >> we've got a break. you four stay right here. we are going barbra streisand ba -- we are going to be back after the break. coming up "what in the world" segment, why the two economies seem to be courting one of the world's poorest countries. you won't want to miss this. first, it's been re-engineered with micro-particles. second, it enters the bloodstream fast, and rushes relief to the site of your tough pain. the best part? it's proven to relieve pain twice as fast as before. bayer advanced aspirin. test how fast it works for you. love it, or get your money back. i'm an expert on softball. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'
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